Another long Wednesday brings another wanderings post. No specific subject has entered my thoughts so lets see where my wandering mind goes.
I drove home from Bible study tonight with a great sunset in view. Mt. Diablo was silhouetted against the sky just as in the picture above. I took the pictures here four years ago and used them in a post called California Sunset.
I am also thinking that the chance of seeing a sunset over the Mediterranean is now just three weeks away. My trip to Israel is drawing closer and I am having memories of past trips there.
Of course, one of the highlights will be visiting Jerusalem although this will come later in the trip.
One part of the trip that I am really looking forward to is visiting the Dead Sea. This time I should get the chance to soak in the sea as we plan on staying overnight in the area.
Now for some sleep 🙂
For some more disjointed Wednesday Wanderings posts click on the following.
Wednesday Wanderings II
Wednesday Wanderings III
Wednesday Wanderings IV
Wednesday Wanderings V
Wednesday Wanderings VI
Posted in Blog, California, Culture, Israel, Nature, Seasons, Travel
Tagged Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Mediterranean Sea, Sunsets, Wednesday Wanderings
Tonight I am thinking about my upcoming trip to Israel in June.
This time I will not be going on a Dig, but will be joining a tour along with some of my friends.
The trip will start with a flight to Tel Aviv and then our first evening will be spent along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
We will then go from Sea to Sea and spend some time near the Sea of Galilee.
After visiting sites in the north like Tel Hazor we will then make our way south through the Jordan River valley.
We will then end up Well Below Sea Level near the Dead Sea.
We will then head on to Jerusalem via The Shephelah, which will include a stop at Lachish where I participated in an archaeological dig during the last two summers.
We will visit many places in Jerusalem, including Hezekiah’s Tunnel before heading back to Tel Aviv for the long flight home.
I am really looking forward to the trip as it will be with five friends from the congregation I worship with here in California. My friend Luke is the organizer of the trip and we will meet up with him and the other tour members in Tel Aviv.
It is time to start studying so I know even more about the places I will visit again.
Don’t be surprised if you see a few more posts about Israel as the trip gets closer and closer.
Posted in Archaeology, Culture, History, Israel, Travel
Tagged Dead Sea, Hazor, Hezekiah's Tunnel, Jerusalem, Lachish, Mediterranean Sea, sea of galilee, Shephelah